Computer Analysis of Visual Textures by Fumiaki Tomita, Saburo Tsuji

By Fumiaki Tomita, Saburo Tsuji

This e-book offers theories and strategies for notion of textures by means of laptop. Texture is a homogeneous visible trend that we understand in surfaces of gadgets resembling textiles, tree barks or stones. Texture research is among the first very important steps in machine imaginative and prescient seeing that texture offers very important cues to acknowledge real-world gadgets. a massive a part of the publication is dedicated to two-dimensional research of texture styles by means of extracting statistical and structural good points. It additionally bargains with the shape-from-texture challenge which addresses restoration of the 3-dimensional floor shapes in keeping with the geometry of projection of the outside texture to the picture airplane. notion continues to be mostly mysterious. figuring out a working laptop or computer imaginative and prescient method which may paintings within the actual international calls for extra study and ex­ periment. strength of textural conception is a key part. we are hoping this publication will give a contribution to the development of computing device imaginative and prescient towards powerful, invaluable platforms. vVe want to show our appreciation to Professor Takeo Kanade at Carnegie Mellon college for his encouragement and assist in penning this publication; to the individuals of laptop imaginative and prescient part at Electrotechni­ cal Laboratory for supplying a great study surroundings; and to Carl W. Harris at Kluwer educational Publishers for his assist in getting ready the manuscript.

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